‘Henceforth, address me as Emir of Yorubaland’

‘Henceforth, address me as Emir of Yorubaland’

Niyi Akande, Osogbo. Oluwo of Iwoland in Osun state, Oba Adbulrasheed Akanbi has publicly dropped title of Oluwo of Iwo and adopted the title of ‘Emir of Yorubaland’. Speaking at the installation and turbaning ceremony of an Islamic scholar, Sheikh Yahquub Abdul-Baaqi Mohammed as first Waziri of Yoruba land on Saturday, Oba Akanbi said he
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Oluwo bluffs League of Imams and Alfas, insists on installation of Waziri of Yoruba land tomorrow

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi may have bluffed the League of Imams and Alfas in Southwest Nigeria, Edo and Delta States who had written him to resist the urge of installing Alhaji Yaquob Abdul-Baki Mohammed as the Waziri of the Yoruba land as the monarch is set to install
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Details of Reverend Mother Esther Ajayi’s US trip released

Niyi Akande, with agency reports. Details of the trip of Reverend Mother Esther Ajayi, the General Overseer of the Love of Christ Generation Church, United Kingdom to the United States of America (USA) has been released. Reverend Mother Ajayi, who is also the initiator and the founder of the Esther Ajayi Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization, is currently
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Street sweeper caught with human skulls in Ilorin

Rosana Akingbade, Ilorin. A 32-year-old Lagos tailor, Mr. Suleiman Ajenifuja, has been arrested with three suspected human skulls. The father of two, who also claimed to be working as a street sweeper in Lagos, said he was taking the skulls to an Islamic cleric for spiritual purposes when he was arrested. He said he combined
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Man bathes girlfriend with acid after family rejects marriage proposal

Isak Habibat, Maiduguri. Borno state police command has confirmed the arrest of one Musa Faisal in connection with alleged acid attack on his 26-year old girlfriend, Fatima Usman. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Damian Chukwu, made the disclosure while briefing newsmen in Maiduguri. Fatima Usman, a final year student of Department of
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Osun 2018: We will oust APC, says Restoration Party

Niyi Akande, Osogbo. Ahead of September, Osun governorship poll, Restoration Party (RP), Osun state chapter, has stated that it would ease the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) out of government. The party, while urging Osun electorates, irrespective of party affiliations to come together and bring the state out of its current predicaments, RP, Osun state
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Omoworare, officials of Ministry of Works, contractor inspect Ife/Osu road

Niyi Akande, Osogbo. The Senator Representing Osun East Senatorial District, Babajide Omoworare with the officials from the Ministry of Works, Power and Housing and representatives of the contractor, Kopek Construction Company, have conducted an on the spot assessment of the abandoned Ife/Osu dual carriage road project. While speaking with journalists, Engr Sikiru Olalekan Busari, the
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Tinubu @ 66:  AGF fetes ex Lagos gov, says ‘your life is committed to the cause of the masses’

Niyi Akande, Osogbo. A socio-political group, Asiwaju Grassroots Foundation (AGF) Osun state Chapter, has joined millions of well meaning Nigerians to celebrate the National leader of the ruling All Progress Congress (APC), Ashiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his 66th birthday. The group in a press statement signed by its acting Coordinator, Com. Sikiru Tijani and
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No to Godfatherism, and imposition-Vasta warns Niger APC

SAKA BOOAJI – MINNA Former Spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger state, Mr. Jonathan Vatsa has hailed the move against tenure extension by President Muhammadu Buhari but allayed fears of candidate imposition. In a statement, the former Commissioner for Information and Strategy said politics of godfatherism will not augur well for the
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FAAC ends rift, allocates N647bn to FG, states, LGs

Cletus Idogo, Abuja. The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee has suspended the revenue crisis that made it impossible to share the statutory allocation on Tuesday to pave way for the disbursement of funds to the three tiers of government. The meeting had ended in a deadlock on Tuesday following disagreement about the revenue figures remitted into
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Group urges Niger Gov. to find solution to increase alcoholism, prostitution

. SAKA BOLAJI – MINNA The Niger state religious Groups under the auspices of Joint Islamic Da’awa have called on the state government to as a matter of urgency make effort to end the prevailing alcoholism, prostitution and immorality in Minna and the entire state. The Chairman of the group, Alhaji Haruna Musa disclosed yesterday
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Court bars Osun govt. from arresting, prosecuting NBA Chairman

  Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. The Osun State High Court sitting in Ilesa on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 barred the Osun State government and its agents from arresting, persecuting or prosecuting the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Chairman, Ilesa branch, Barrister Kanmi Ajibola. Members of the NBA, Ilesa branch had approached the court asking for an ex-parte
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IG removes Kogi CP over escape of 6 suspected gunrunners allegedly working for Melaye

Tunde Olanrewaju, Lokoja.   Following the escape of six suspects from custody early this morning, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the immediate removal of Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Ali Janga.   He also redeployed the Commander, Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad in the state, the Divisional Police Officer ‘A’ Division, Lokoja and
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Osun PDP accuses Governor Rauf Aregbesola of deceit and betrayal

Michael Oanrewaju, Osogbo. Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has accused Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State as a serial betrayer of trust who can not be taken serious by the people of the state to deliver on any promise again. The party was reacting to a statement by the Spokesman of the
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